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Risk Strategies Company acquires Brightstone Insurance Services, specialist broker serving same-day transportation and logistics

In a move that marks its first foray into the market, Risk Strategies Company today announced it has acquired Brightstone…

Turning Brownfields Green, without Going in the Red

Before the post-World War II suburban exodus, cities were where people lived and worked. Today, an explosion of interest in…

Too good to be true? Insurance for IC Misclassification Risk

For a generation now, few issues have preoccupied the courier industry as deeply or consistently as Independent Contractor misclassification. Although…

Terrorism and Commercial Vehicles

SOURCE: Transportation Security Administration / U.S. Department of Homeland Security COMMERCIAL VEHICLES USED IN VEHICLE RAMMING ATTACKS Commercial vehicles—distinguished by…

Fraud Alert Tip Sheet

1. Monday Morning Mess: Watch for alleged injuries that occur first thing on Monday morning. Or ones that happen late…

Insurance & Independent Contractors—Proceed with Caution!

Since the advent of the Internet, today’s generation of buyers desires immediate gratification when it comes to their purchases. Companies…

Drivers with Personal Auto Insurance – A “Dirty Little Secret” that exposes you to risk?

Social media is notorious for disinformation and false rumors. Let’s put one to rest. Delivery companies that purchase quality Hired…

Top Trends and Insurance Implications for Home Delivery in a Changing Marketplace

As demand for home delivery services increases exponentially, retailers and the industry at large are working to accommodate a rising…

Understand the Safety Risks of Distracted Driving

Same day delivery couriers aim to transport products from point A to point B in the fastest, most convenient way…

Keys to Understanding Your Workers Compensation

Let’s all agree on this:  Workers Compensation is probably not a favorite topic at your company’s water cooler and if…

Is Your Courier Business Driving Happiness?

Happy Employees, Healthier Bottom Line?   Happy employees are more productive at work, according to a new study by health…

Do it Right : Work with Other Delivery Companies Correctly

You can call it brokering, forwarding, interlining, networking, agent hand-offs, or some term we haven’t heard of yet. The transportation…

New Legislation a Hiccup for the Gig Economy?

What do Uber drivers, hair dressers, Amazon delivery drivers and home healthcare workers all have in common? Most of them…

Is Your Boat Crew Putting You at Risk?

Most people are familiar with workers’ compensation insurance. On land, employers are required to provide coverage for things like medical…

Are Courier Insurance Costs Rising?

Did we see this coming?   A hardening insurance market in the transportation sector continues to impact both insurance companies and…

3 Factors Used to Calculate Workers Compensation Premiums

As the owner of same day transportation operation, understanding your workers compensation policy can be challenging to say the least! While…